Televisión de Galicia


Televisión de Galicia

Infobox TV channel
name = Televisión de Galicia
logofile =
logosize =
logoalt =
launch = 24 July, 1985
picture format = 4:3
closed date =
share = 15.8%
share as of = July 2008
share source = TNS
slogan = "A galega, xa a ves"
owner = Compañía de Radio-Televisión de Galicia (CRTVG)
country = flagcountry|Galicia
broadcast area = flag|World|name=Worldwide
former names =
replaced names =
sister names = Galicia TV (international broadcast)
headquarters = Bando-San Marcos
15820 Santiago de Compostela
Galicia, Spain
timeshift names =
web = http://www.crtvg.es
terr serv 1 = Analogue
terr chan 1 = Channel 70
terr serv 2 = Digital Terrestrial Television
terr chan 2 = Channel 61 (A Coruña)
Channel 40 (Santiago)
Channel 59 (Lugo)
Channel 62 (Ourense)
Channel 58 (Pontevedra)
sat serv 1 = Digital Plus
(Spain)
sat chan 1 = Channel 94
sat serv 2 = Hispasat 1C
sat chan 2 = 11811 V / 27.500 / 5/6
sat serv 3 = Hispasat
(Galicia TV)
sat chan 3 = 12052 V / 27.500 / 3/4
sat serv 4 = Astra 1A (19.2E)
(Galicia TV)
sat chan 4 = 11686 V / 22000 / 5/6
sat serv 5 = TVCabo
(Portugal)
sat chan 5 = Channel 220
cable serv 1 = Bragatel
(Portugal)
cable chan 1 = Channel 29
sat radio serv 1 =
sat radio chan 1 =
adsl serv 1 = ONO
adsl chan 1 = Channel 991
adsl serv 2 = Imagenio
adsl chan 2 = Channel 174
online serv 1 = Zattoo
online chan 1 = [http://zattoo.com/ watch online (Spain only)]

Televisión de Galicia ("Television of Galicia") (TVG), is the public television of Galicia. It is part of the Compañía de Radio-Televisión de Galicia (CRTVG), the Galician public broadcasting company, which embraces radio, television and internet broadcasts and services.

TVG went on air for the first time on 25 July 1985, with the short film "Mamasunción" by Chano Piñeiro. After a test period, which lasted until September 29, the station began broadcasting regularly with 39 weekly hours of programs. The station now broadcasts a full 168 hours per week, with almost 70 per cent of own productions. On 31 December 1996 its international channel started broadcasting in America through satellite, and on 17 May 1997 started offering its complete service via the Internet. Soon afterwards the international channel started to broadcast also in Europe. TVG is also offered in Portugal and Spain with a number of cable television providers. All broadcasts are open and "free to air" (restrictions may sometimes apply to sporting events).

Its headquarters are located in San Marcos, Santiago de Compostela. All TVG programming is in Galician language, except for some commercials, which are sometimes in Spanish.

TVG is subject to Galician law as it is a public channel. Thus, its mission is to promote Galician language and culture, while providing entertainment and quality productions. TVG's directive board is formed by television specialists appointed by the Galician Parliament (normally representing all the different political groups in it).

External links

* [http://www.crtvg.es Corporate site of the CRTVG] gl icon (offering online radio and TV live and archive broadcast)
* [http://www.agalega.info TVG News Website (agalega.info)] gl icon


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